Coronavirus-COVID-19

COVID-19 Daily Dashboard: May 26, 2020
Year-to-Date

Updated at 9:00am EST

Over Memorial Day weekend, there will be limited staff available. Please note the numbers will only be updated in the morning on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The maps will not be updated over the holiday weekend. We will return to our normal update schedule for numbers and maps on Tuesday, May 26. Thank you for your understanding.

Patients Tested
Tests Pending
Positive Tests
Negative Tests
3579
72
336
3165

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Active Cases*Recovered Cases**Deaths
70*256**
10

*Active cases are people who have tested positive for COVID-19, who are either at home under isolation, being monitored by the Health Department, or under the medical care of a hospital. 

**Recovered cases represent individuals who have recovered from the infection and are no longer in isolation.

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Madison County Maps of Total Positive and Active Cases of COVID-19 by Municipality

Please note, even if your area does not have an active case, this virus is in our community. Please continue to practice social distancing, do not go out if you do not have to & continue with good hygiene practices. The map is updated once daily in the evening. 

Updated May 22, 2020 5:00 pm EST 

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Madison County COVID-19 Total Cases 5-9-2020 Opens in new window

Map of Total Positive Cases of COVID-19 by Municipality

This map represents the total number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 (year-to-date), by township and village.

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Madison County COVID-19 Active Positive Cases 5-9-2020

Map of Active Cases of COVID-19 by Municipality

This map represents the number of active cases of COVID-19, by municipality. Active cases represent individuals who have tested positive and are currently either in home isolation, being monitored by the Health Department, or under the care of a hospital.


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If you have a concern related to COVID-19 in Madison County regarding social distancing, hygiene practices, or an essential business, please dial the Madison County non-medical COVID-19 hotline at 315-366-2770 or complete this online form.  

If you would like to file a complaint about non-essential businesses that are continuing to operate, complete the Department of Labor’s Complaint Form.


Overview of COVID-19

The 2019 Novel (New) Coronavirus called COVID-19 is a new disease, and we are still learning how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States.

COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. The virus passes between people who are close in contact with one another (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets when an infected person talks, coughs or sneezes.These droplets can land in the mouths, noses, or eyes of those who are nearby. 

It also may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes, but this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads.

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. These symptoms or a combination of these symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus:
• Fever
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Chills
• Repeated shaking with chills
• Muscle pain
• Headache
• Sore throat
• New loss of taste or smell

Older adults (60 years and older) and people of all ages with underlying medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, and weakened immune system are most at-risk for serious illness from COVID-19. Pregnant women have had a higher risk of severe illness when infected with viruses similar to COVID-19 and may be more vulnerable.

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, call 911 and get medical attention immediately.
In adults, emergency warning signs*:
• Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
• Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
• New confusion or inability to arouse
• Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning. 

Testing for COVID-19

Below outlines the criteria for when a New Yorker is eligible for diagnostic COVID-19 testing. This criteria is subject to change based on test availability, testing capacity, and for public health reasons.

Testing for COVID-19 shall be authorized by a health care provider for individuals when:
1. An individual is symptomatic or has a history of symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g. fever, cough, and/or trouble breathing), particularly if the individual is 70 years of age or older, the individual has a compromised immune system, or the individual has an underlying health condition, OR
2. An individual has had close (i.e. within six feet) or proximate contact with a person known to be positive with COVID-19, OR
3. An individual is subject to a precautionary or mandatory quarantine, OR
4. An individual is employed as a health care worker, first responder, or other essential worker who directly interacts with the public while working, OR
5. An individual presents with a case where the facts and circumstances, as determined by the treating clinician in consultation with state or local department of health officials, warrant testing, OR
6. An individual is included under other criteria set by the NYS Dept. of Health based on an individual’s geographic place of residence, occupation, or other factors that the Department may deem relevant for COVID-19 testing purposes, OR
7. Any individual who would return to workplace in Phase 1.

If you or a family member meet one of the above testing criteria, please contact your healthcare provider to get tested. If you do not have a healthcare provider, call the Upstate University Hospital Triage Line.


New York State COVID-19 Test Site Finder:
Click Here to Find a Test Site Near You


Additional Resources:

  • Upstate University Hospital’s COVID-19 Triage Line: 315-464-3979
    This 24-hour line is for Central New York residents to call if they have questions about COVID-19, are showing possible symptoms, or if they may have had exposure to someone diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19. 
  • Madison County Non-Emergency COVID-19 Hotline: 315-366-2770
    Please contact us if you have general non-medical questions about COVID-19.
  • Madison County Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 315-366-2327
  • NYS Free Mental Health Hotline: 1-844-863-9314 (call for appointment)

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